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Sep 16, 2012
manuel castro commented on Hachette Book Group's blog post NEW Breaking Dawn Covers!
"their both great covers but i'll have to say the one with Bella & Nessie it shows the mother's love and proctectiveness towards her daughter."
Sep 16, 2012
manuel castro replied to Doc B M.D.'s discussion "Breaking Dawn" The Movie: Just How Much of Alice's Story Would You Like To See? in the group The Official Twilight Book Discussion
"Well it would be wonderful if all of it but that would be extending the movie a bit. In order to understand Alice better the one part that I would like to see is when and why her parents put her in the place where she was discovered by the old…"
Jan 7, 2011
manuel castro replied to Doc B M.D.'s discussion How Do You Feel That Bella "SUBCONSCIOUSLY" Felt About Her Mother Renee? in the group The Official Twilight Book Discussion
"What Bella feels about her mom subconcious is that even thou she's her best friend, the person she trust intimately. But Bella feels that she needs alot taken care of because her mother doesn't act her age so Bella ends up being the adult…"
Jan 6, 2011
manuel castro replied to Doc B M.D.'s discussion Just What Was It, About Bella? OR "The Blood, Body, Personality Discussion?" in the group The Official Twilight Book Discussion
"What Edward loves of Bella personality for one thing is that her attitude she never changes her mind once is made, her clumsiness, awerness of everything and everyone, her warm heart towards others, and the fact that if she needs to say something…"
Jan 3, 2011
manuel castro replied to Doc B M.D.'s discussion What Would Bella Have Named her Son? in the group The Official Twilight Book Discussion
"She had her mind set on Edward Jacob as lauralynn mention  that was the name on her mind the entire time. And yes she's right mothers are the name giver in this today's culture, there's not much to guess becuase…"
Dec 28, 2010
manuel castro replied to Doc B MD's discussion Crosses and Vampires? Did Stephanie Meyer leave Crosses out of her Vampire Novels? in the group The Official Twilight Book Discussion
"No she didn't leave out the cross theirs on big one in the Cullens house that was made by Carlisle's father who was a pastor. Also in vampire legends not all are afraid of crosses, so no she did not leave the crosses out. See SM made some…"
Sep 19, 2010
manuel castro replied to Doc B MD's discussion Did Alice love the "Older Vampire." The one who saved her life? in the group The Official Twilight Book Discussion
"Alice was placed and kept in dark place, in which she still being human forget who she was like some people do when placed in four walls and their freedom partially taken away just for her gift of sight. She couldn't loved him if she…"
Sep 19, 2010
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"Dear Manuel, You make a great point. Sent was important to both of them. We remember how Bella's sent, almost overpowered Edward. But (as in the Bella Cafe, when Bella almost swooned as she was engulfed by Edward's sent, when he wrapped…"
Sep 16, 2010
manuel castro replied to Doc B MD's discussion "Hungers, that I don't even understand. Hungers that are foreign to me.".... "Is it always like this?" in the group The Official Twilight Book Discussion
"After so many decades of being alone and not ever experiencing intimacies or strong relationships with anyone either, and for him to feel all those feelings at once it's woken the human part of him that has been hidden deep for a very long…"
Sep 13, 2010
manuel castro replied to Doc B MD's discussion "Rolling Stone Magazine's" review of "Twilight." How do you feel about their conclusions? And, how would you respond to their re-viewer's opinions? in the group The Official Twilight Book Discussion
"Okay here we have another writer thou for a magazine still a writer nontheless criticizing a novell for portraying a creature in a way from that of what legends, myth or folklore say they are. Every author has his/hers view of which way they want to…"
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Five Things Everyone Should Know About You?
private,quite person and a romantic and little old fashion.
When Did You First Read Twilight (year) and how many times have you read a Twilight Book (total)?
saw the book but didn't read it 1st because we'll i'm a movie buff so naturely saw the movie before reading it. but i've read it 5 times so far.
Which Character Are You Most Like?
charlie
Favorite Books
twilight series, dragons of perns, time travelers wife,
What is Your Favorite Music
rock,jazz, alternativerock, indie, R&B,reggeaton
Favorite Movies, TV Shows, Games:
twilight,new moon,star trek,ghost whisperer, smallvile
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Favorite Activities
listening to music, walking, driving, baseball, reading.

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At 1:06pm on January 4, 2011, Doc B M.D. said…
Dear Manuel,
Great points, as usual, your observation that Bella is aware of "everything" going on around her is excellent. It was Bella's insight and awareness that alerted her to Edward's 'uniqueness." And her gift allowed her to keep up with her lovable telepathy. "Her warm heart" I might be wrong, but to me that is her most powerful draw for Edward. When you think of yourself as a monster, unless you have a big hearted partner, you have a big problem. And I agree the fact that she was "born as an old soul" was critical as well. Emmett is a lovable guy but he will never be as mature as his new "little sister."
At 10:29pm on September 19, 2010, Doc B MD said…
Dear Manuel,

Thanks you make great points, as always. I actually forgot about the Cullen Cross when I was constructing this topic. But you raise the topic that prompted my question in the first place. If Stephanie Meyer's life revolves around "The Cross and serving the Cross" as she taught us that it does for her, in her true life short story "The hero in the grocery store," http://lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?hideNav=1&locale=0&sourceId=590b49f833f3f010VgnVCM100000176f620a____&vgnextoid=2354fccf2b7db010VgnVCM1000004d82620aRCRD
is it possible that part or all of her novel "Twilight" is actually a metaphor (which as you know is: an implied comparison between two unlike things that actually have something in common) for the cross? Your Friend, Doc
At 9:56am on September 16, 2010, Doc B MD said…

Dear Manuel,
You make a great point. Sent was important to both of them.

We remember how Bella's sent, almost overpowered Edward. But (as in the Bella Cafe, when Bella almost swooned as she was engulfed by Edward's sent, when he wrapped his coat around her) Edward's sent was a powerful aphrodisiac to Bella as well.

Thanks for sharing, Your friend, Doc
At 3:03am on August 15, 2010, Doc B MD said…
Dear Manuel,

You make a very powerful point. (as usual) You said: (If Bella hadn't had Bella tell us her story from the first person) is the narrator would've she kept part of person from the reader (PP) Exactly right. We all tend to talk to our selves. As we read Bella's story iy is as if "We were her inner mind. And she was talking directly to us. Example: "No one knew where Edward always was ,,, IT WAS SICK!" It allows us to see the story from a totaly intimate perspective which I love.

At 8:19pm on August 3, 2010, Doc B M.D. said…
Dear Manuel,

I think that you hit the nail on the head. Edward and Charlie's love for Bella gave them something in common, that helped unite them. I don't think that Edward particularly cared for humans before he fell in love with Bella. AC to JH: Q , "It helps (to decrease you desire to kill and eat the children at Forks High School) if you think of them as humans." But as soon as Edward fell in love (I think everything changed for him.) As the Saga progresses Jacob also becomes less racist. "We are supposed to protect the humans from the monsters, but what should I do when Dr. Carlisle is more human than the humans!' (paraphrased)
You make a great point. Thank you for sharring with us, Doc
At 8:46am on July 28, 2010, Doc B M.D. said…


Dear Manuel,
You say "He never heard anyone dream or even think about him in the way Bella said those words, like pleading to him to stay with her, he had no words to express how felt he completely change at that moment from wanting. "

WOW what a great point. You are so right. Edward thought of himself as a monster in many way. To hear this beautiful loving girl call out to him in her sleep BROKE HIS HEART. And when his heart broke he was able to love and live again. WHAT A GREAT POINT. YES, YES, YES THAT was the magical moment!! Thanks, Doc
At 2:15pm on July 18, 2010, Doc B MD said…
Bella; "FYI,... Edward..... Your fate was sealed the moment I laid eyes on YOU! Buster"

At 7:47am on July 8, 2010, Doc B MD said…
Dear Manuel,
"The Meadow explanation!"
What a great point. I think that, that was so true (Bella's wanting to be transformed NOT ONLY because of her love for Edward, but also BECAUSE SHE IS A CULLEN!! And I think that her explanation changes every thing. Bella CHOOSE Edward after the JK KISS, and SHE CHOOSE to be a Cullen, because she WAS a Cullen. She was this odd unusual girl who never fit in until she met this group of wonderful odd people who were like her. (I felt a little the same way until I went to college)
I think that you hit on one of the most powerful concepts in the Saga. Which we Twi- lovers always sensed to be true but which had never fully been explained until that special moment.


Charlie's reaction: Another wonderful point. We discussed Charlies (ata boy) reaction prior to the movie. And most everyone was disappointed with Charlies reaction. But in the movie he, was the Charlie we have grown to know and love. One who was startled to learn about Jacob's action.
Great points. Thanks. Your friend, Doc

At 7:12pm on July 4, 2010, Doc B MD said…
What a wonderful photo Manuel. I couldn't agree more Your Friend, Doc

At 3:00am on June 12, 2010, Doc B MD said…
Dear Manuel,
I agree wit you about Edward's proposal. I think that Bella desperatly wanted Edward just as much as he did her. But she was ashamed about getting married so young. Thanks for sharing, Doc

 
 
 

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